BRAMPTON, ON, Oct. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - BMW Brampton officially broke ground this week on a new, state-of-the-art BMW dealership in Brampton, Ontario that will service Brampton, Caledon, Orangeville and surrounding areas.
The ceremony included remarks from: dealership General Manager, Mr. Francesco A. Policaro; Chief of Staff for the City of Brampton, Mr. Ian Newman; Mr. Robert Arnone of R.H. Carter Architects; and, the President and CEO of BMW Group Canada, Mr. Hans Blesse.
"BMW is a brand that I have always aspired to be a part of, and today my dreams have become a reality as we broke ground on a facility that we believe will become one of the most exciting showcases for BMW this side of Munich," said Francesco A. Policaro, General Manager for BMW Brampton.
Located on the east side of the 410 at Mayfield Road, the dealership is scheduled to open its doors in late 2015.
"BMW Brampton will be the 46th BMW retailer in Canada when its doors open in late 2015," said Hans Blesse, President and CEO, BMW Group Canada. "Brampton is a growing and vibrant market, and we're certain the Policaro family's significant investment will be well received by the community. As an established family business focused on providing exceptional customer service, we know the Policaro way of doing business has a lot in common with ours. The Policaro's are an excellent fit with BMW, and we look forward to seeing them grow and prosper in Brampton, Caledon and the surrounding markets."
The 60,000 square foot facility at the corner of Highway 410 and Mayfield Road will offer guests a striking brand atmosphere and exclusive automotive retail experience that will also include an 'M' certified retail experience dedicated to BMW performance.
"The design blended with the Policaro's already exceptional devotion the customer will make for a world class consumer and brand experience," said Robert Arnone, Partner at RH Carter Architects. "The new facility will incorporate new technologies and digital concepts to elevate the shopping feel," said Arnone. "The BMW Brampton facility will offer a warm, inviting atmosphere, consultation on equal footing, and a new presentation of premium as defined and executed through the Future Retail Experience."
ABOUT THE POLICARO AUTOMOTIVE FAMILY:
The Policaro Automotive Family employs 400 trained, motivated and inspired employees and is a world-class automotive retail group known for strong performance and excellent customer satisfaction. With 8 automobile franchises embracing 8 automobile brands – Acura, Honda, Hyundai, Lexus, Scion, Toyota, Porsche and now BMW – they have been building and operating successful automobile dealerships around a single-minded dedication to customer service and the enduring belief in the value of strong relationships with customers, community and their manufacturing partners.
Additional information about the Policaro Automotive Family is available at:
Image with caption: "A glimpse of the future home of BMW Brampton. From left to right: Basil Policaro, Investor for the Policaro Automotive Group; Paul Policaro, Dealer Principal, BMW Brampton; General Manager for BMW Brampton, Mr. Francesco A. Policaro; and, President and CEO of BMW Group Canada, Mr. Hans Blesse. (CNW Group/Policaro Automotive Family)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20141023_C3051_PHOTO_EN_7056.jpg
SOURCE: Policaro Automotive Family
For further information: Francesco A. Policaro, General Manager, BMW Brampton, (E) [email protected]